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OEM development programmes and trials in Europe, North America and Asia are proving Jacobs’ innovative braking technology is superior to traditional compression release braking and well-suited to engines with CNG as well as diesel. Jacobs Vehicle Systems®, the world’s leading manufacturer of heavy-duty diesel engine retarding systems and valve actuation systems, will spotlight its High […]

Jacobs Vehicle Systems®, the world’s leading manufacturer of heavy-duty diesel engine retarding systems and valve actuation mechanisms, has launched a new 2-Step Variable Valve Actuation (VVA) system. By enhancing performance and efficiency across an engine’s operating range, 2-Step VVA will help engine manufacturers further improve fuel consumption and reduce tailpipe emissions, as well as deliver […]

Jacobs Vehicle Systems®, the world’s leading manufacturer of diesel and natural gas engine retarding systems and valve actuation mechanisms, has signed a long-term supply agreement with Hino Motors, Ltd. which will last through 2025. With this long-term supply agreement, Jacobs Vehicle Systems (Jacobs®) and Hino Motors, Ltd. (Hino) continue their long-standing relationship which began in […]

New European plant for producing engine brake and valve actuation systems will add to the company’s manufacturing operations in the USA and China Jacobs Vehicle Systems®, the world’s leading manufacturer of heavy-duty diesel engine retarding systems and valve actuation systems, announced today that it will open a manufacturing facility in the city of Brno in […]

Jacobs Vehicle Systems®, the world’s leading manufacturer of diesel and natural gas engine retarding systems and valve actuation mechanisms, announces the sale of its one millionth engine brake for Daimler Trucks’ heavy duty engine platform (HDEP). For more than 10 years, Daimler Trucks has relied on the braking performance of the “Jake Brake®”, an especially […]

ADT addresses user resistance to engine stop-start in heavy-duty vehicles by improving fuel economy, lowering emissions and eliminating cabin shake.  Jacobs Vehicle Systems® has introduced Active Decompression Technology® (ADT®), enabling heavy-duty commercial vehicles to benefit from an engine stop-start system and eliminating engine-shake at both start-up and shutdown. In addition to improving fuel economy and […]

Jacobs Vehicle Systems®, the world’s leading manufacturer of diesel and natural gas engine retarding systems and valve actuation mechanisms, announces the launch of a compression release engine brake for the International A26 engine. Continuing their strong relationship, Jacobs and Navistar engineers collaborated to provide an engine brake for the latest A26 International engine offering.  By […]

Jacobs Vehicle Systems®, the world’s leading manufacturer of diesel and natural gas engine retarding systems and valve actuation mechanisms, has just signed a new long term agreement with Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) to ensure this long standing partnership continues well into the future. With this new long term agreement, Jacobs and Daimler continue their […]

Jacobs manufactures 7 millionth engine brake
20th September 2017

Jacobs Vehicle Systems®, the world’s leading manufacturer of diesel and natural gas engine retarding systems and valve actuation mechanisms, announces the sale of its 7 millionth engine brake and that it will be displaying its latest technologies at the inaugural North American Commercial Vehicle Show (NACV). While 31 years passed before Jacobs sold its one […]

Jacobs Vehicle Systems® (JVS), the world’s leading manufacturer of diesel and natural gas engine retarding systems and valve actuation mechanisms, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Dennis Gallagher as President. As president, Gallagher will direct all facets of JVS’s global operations while meeting the customers’ and JVS’s short- and long-term strategic initiatives. “We […]